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Motorcycle Riding Tips

Motorcycle Riding Tips; a collection of articles, tips and videos to help you become a better rider. Riding a motorcycle well is a life long learning process. For me one of the joys of riding a motorcycle is constantly working to improve my skills and knowledge. Here are a collection of articles and videos that will help make you a better rider. These are written by Kevin Morris a MSF certified Rider Coach in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, some tips are by other experts in the field. Our goal is to improve your riding and safety on a motorcycle.Do you have some riding tips you want to share? Join RiderGroups.com and share them in the forum.
Pro Rider Dallas, TX

Pro Rider Dallas, TX

advanced motorcycle skills taught by Motor Officers Riding a motorcycle is a perishable skill.  If you don’t continue to practice avoidance skills and proper riding technique you will slowly loose the ability to perform them when the time demands it.…

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Improve your riding skills online

Improve your riding skills online

Spring is right around the corner and it is time to sharpen some of those motorcycle skills. It is not often that you get quality training without having to pay for it, unless of course you count RiderGroups Riding Tips…

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8 Motorcycle Riding Tips

8 Motorcycle Riding Tips

Here are 8 simple tips that will make you a better motorcycle rider. Sit Right – The impact on a motorcycle from the rider is huge.  Motorcycles are dynamic vehicles and if you sit and ride with poor posture it…

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Twist of the Wrist 2

Twist of the Wrist 2

Twist of the Wrist 2 is a riding book and video from Keith Code. Keith runs the California Superbike School in Los Angeles California. I have read Keith’s books and watched the video that is available below. While the acting…

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Is an open face helmet safe?

Is an open face helmet safe?

Open face or full face helmets, you decide. So you are in the market for a new motorcycle helmet. You like the feel of the wind in your face or you ride a cruiser and it just doesn’t look cool…

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4 steps to corner a motorcycle like a pro

4 steps to corner a motorcycle like a pro

There are some skills in riding a motorcycle that seem counter-intuitive. One of these is rolling on the throttle through a corner, but if you are going to corner with precision it is a skill you will need to get…

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Saddle Sore 1000 Tips from a Pro

Saddle Sore 1000 Tips from a Pro

I had the pleasure of meeting Brent Walters “BikerMonkey” last weekend.   Brent runs a great website at BikerMonkey.com that deals with a subject that appeals to me – long distance riding.  Through his site at BikerMonkey.com, Brent sponsors rides with…

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Riding Tips for New Riders

Riding Tips for New Riders

If you follow this site closely you know that I teach new riders to ride in a Motorcycle Safety Class in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. I love teaching new riders and helping more experienced riders learn a few…

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Target Fixation

Target Fixation

Have you ever heard the term “Target Fixation”? Target Fixation Target fixation is a process by which the brain is focused so intently on an observed object that awareness of other obstacles or hazards can diminish. Also, in an avoidance…

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Want to Improve Your Motorcycle Skills?

Want to Improve Your Motorcycle Skills?

stop riding like a newborn

To increase your motorcycle skills you must retrain some of your natural instincts. Instincts are something we are born with. A young infant will blink their eyes if you wave something in their face, they are never taught to blink…

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Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding

Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding

where is everybody?

When I left the house this morning I was greeted with this weather report on my iPhone. 18 degrees and no wind…not counting the 70 mph wind I was about to create on my Yamaha FJR.  I have a 23…

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How to Perform a Clutchless Shift on a Motorcycle

How to Perform a Clutchless Shift on a Motorcycle

accelerate though the gears with this cool technique

One of the cool things about riding a motorcycle is the near endless learning curve. There is always something new to learn that can make you a safer more efficient rider. One thing that can make you a more efficient…

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Cooling Vests will keep you cool on a Motorcycle

Cooling Vests will keep you cool on a Motorcycle

when its 106 Degrees in Dallas / Fort Worth

Check out this review from Kent Skinner on Amazon.com I bought this vest from a direct vendor a couple of years ago to wear during the sweltering hot months here in southern Kentucky (100 degree + temps plus high humidity).…

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How to Plug a Motorcycle Tire

How to Plug a Motorcycle Tire

I have had a BAD streak of luck lately getting nails in my motorcycle tires.  In fact, 4 nails in the last 5 months!  Luckily all of my flats have been discovered in the garage at home or at work…

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Motorcycle Riding Tips

“My motorcycle shifts rough between first and second gear.”  I read a lot of blogs and forums and this is a fairly common concern.  Learning to ride motorcycles correctly can be a life long pursuit. I thought I would post…

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